Building computer for music, video, gaming Tags: New Build Computer Systems Product Last response: November 27, 2011 12:11 AM in Systems Share gtsebek November 26, 2011 10:31:48 PM I'm putting together a computer i can build for.. From most to least important: Music production, Video editing, Gaming Right now I'm planning on: MOBO: ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM & POWER SUPPLY: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB & COOLER MASTER GX Series RS650-ACAAE3-US 650W http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... VIDEO CARD: GeForce GTX 550 Ti http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PLUS: CORSAIR CWCH60 Hydro Series H60 High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit - OEM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I still need to figure: Hard Disk? Optical drive? Also a case So far, what do you think? will it be a good build, or should I change a few things? What would you recommend as far as hard disk, optical drive, and a case. and mabey other things that i'm missing? Any feedback would be appreciated. Thanks More about : building computer music video gaming r0aringdrag0n November 27, 2011 12:11:27 AM First: I would change the cooler to this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Saves some money and gives great overclocking, i doubt you'd be trying to OC your i5 to 5GHz (which is what water cooling is for). 2nd: Get this HDD: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Western+Digital+-+Caviar+Bl... It's pretty cheap compared to NewEgg 3rd: You can go with a cheap optical drive, not really important, something like this will suffice: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 4th: This is a cool case that is pretty cheap: http://www.amazon.com/Classic-Tower-steel-chassis-CS-NT... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBuilding My First PC for Gaming, Video Editing, and Recording Music Forum SolvedBest $600 Build for Gaming/Music/Video Editing Forum Computer stutter when listening to music, watching video or gaming Forum SolvedNew build advice for a gaming, music, video system Forum Help on building a system for video editing, gaming, music. Forum SolvedFirst build under $1000 gaming, bluray, and video/music editing Forum Building first computer. Gaming and music Forum Looking to build a Music Production/Video Editing/Decent Gaming PC - $1500 budget Forum I want to build a Dedicated Music DAW/Video Editing Computer. Forum gaming, music, design computer build needed Forum SolvedBuilding a Gaming/ Video Editing Computer for about $1600 to $1800 Forum SolvedBuilding A Desktop For Heavy Music Production/Multitasking/Light Gaming Forum SolvedI need advice on building a audio and video editing workstation to record music, create music CDs, CD labels, and to create Forum SolvedHi, my realtek is altering the sound quality on my computer. My music an any video I watch online sound muted and not clear. Forum About to buy parts $1000 build Music,Video,Gaming - Feedback? Forum Solvedtop spec high end graphics card for gaming and also media streaming, such as music and video rendering/editing Forum SolvedNeed help building a computer for recording music Forum Solvedbest mother board for gaming/video editing and streaming/music downloading and straming Forum SolvedI'm Building a PC for Music Production & Video/Picture Ebiting? Forum New build music mixing/recording and gaming computer $2000 Canadian Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !